Y.S.PATIL, Commissioner, Horticulture Dept, Karnataka Govt said "The facilities smart parking, 9 aerators & solar system worth more than Rs 4 Cr created at Prestigious Lalbhagh Botanical Garden within 7 months. For this we have not spent any money from Government. This is done by initiation taken by secretary Maheshwar Rao Sir, myself and team.
He added "We started this project when president Bosch India Ltd and his company staff visited Lalbhagh for the cleaning purpose. They discussed regarding development of Lalbhagh and we explained in detail to them and then they came with a proposal of worth more than 4 crore in their corporate social responsibility fund. We agreed for their proposals after one month continuous deliberations. Then we created world class parking facilities & aerators in 30 acres tank to keep the tank water clean. This aerators run on solar. "